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Team Leader District Nursing

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 pro rata per annum
Closing date
23 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Stockport NHS Foundation Trust

Band 7-District Nurse Team Leader- full time position . You will need to be a Specialist Practitioner in District Nursing

Have a sound knowledge of current issues relating to community nursing and be able to demonstrate clinical expertise and leadership in practice.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for a Band 7 Nurse who is flexible, innovative practitioner with a variety of clinical skills. The post is up to full time, based with Heaton's PCN District Nurse team

Our work in Primary Care Networks is at the very heart of Stockport Neighbourhood Care. Services which is offered seven days a week to help people remain healthy and build independence. The aim being that the right care is delivered to the right people at the right time.

As a District Nurse team leader you will be working in the Primary Care Networks , working in partnership with social care colleagues , primary and secondary care.

About us

We hold a unique position in the Stockport community as the provider of healthcare and we are one of its largest employers.

We believe that the best organisations are those that reflect the communities they serve. We are therefore seeking to improve the diversity of our workforce to make it truly representative of our local population.

We actively encourage applications irrespective of race, age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage & civil partnership, or pregnancy or maternity. Recognising those communities that are underrepresented within our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from you.

If you require support with your application please contact a member of the recruitment team, who can discuss alternative application methods.

We recognise that flexible working is important. We take requests for flexible working seriously, consider any request we receive and try to work with you, so we can explore if your request may fit with the needs of the service.

Benefits we offer to you:
  • Between 27-33 days of annual leave plus bank holidays
  • NHS pension scheme membership
  • Salary sacrifice schemes for lease cars, home electronics and more, to make your salary go further
  • NHS Staff discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Salary finance - for loans, savings, budget planning and tips on managing debt
  • Stockport Credit Union- for local financial advice

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder should have good organisational and assessment skills be flexible and wiling to cover the service between 8am and 18.00.

This post requires good communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to be adaptable, reliable and approachable. In addition you will need to be able to demonstrate up to date knowledge on relevant nursing issues . The post holder will need to lone work, and be a car driver and have a car available for work.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and promote safeguarding by implementing the Trusts policies and procedures, acting promptly on concerns, communicating effectively and sharing information appropriately.

If successful this vacancy will require an enhanced DBS check at a cost of �41.90. This cost will be deducted from your first Trust salary

In addition to this it will be a condition of your employment that you will join the DBS update service and pay the annual subscription fee of �13.

Person Specification



  • Demonstrates Communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrates leadership qualities.
  • Problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to deal with staff conflict
  • High level of clinical expertise within own sphere of practise.
  • Good standard of computer literacy.



  • SPC
  • Nurse Prescriber


  • Teaching Qualification
  • Working to Masters Level



  • 2 years experience in the management of a team and staff in a community setting.
  • Experience in the management of Human and financial resources including unexpected fluctuations in workload and/or workload
  • Experience of managing change/innovation
  • Experience in clinical governance and its implications for services



  • Has a broad range of specialist knowledge within sphere of responsibility
  • Evidence of leadership skills at sr level. Able to demonstrate leadership development
  • Understanding of NHS performance management.
  • Knowledge of Government legislation and guidance pertaining to the role, especially in relation to health and social care integration

Employer details

Employer name

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust


1 Baker Street

Heaton Norris



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